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BP Koirala Memorial Planetarium to offer telescopic view of solar eclipse

25 December 2019  

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KATHMANDU: The BP Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board have said they have made arrangements to view the solar eclipse through the telescope from 8 am on Thursday.

According to Dr Sanat Kumar Sharma, officiating executive director, arrangements have been made for observing the solar eclipse with the objective of supporting in cultivating scientific conscience and culture among the public.

He said that solar filter has been fitted in the telescope based at the Board’s office at Kirtipur for observing the eclipse safely.

Likewise, the Nepal Astronomical Society has also made arrangements for viewing the solar eclipse with the help of the telescope.

This facility will be available at the Society’s office at Battisputali, according to Society President Suresh Bhattarai.

According to the Board, the eclipse will start in Kathmandu at 8.43 am.

Likewise, the eclipse will reach its median time at 10.01 am in Kathmandu, and end at 11.33 am.

The duration of the eclipse will be of two hours 50 minutes in Kathmandu.

Publish Date : 25 December 2019 17:02 PM

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